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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Six Elk River swimmers were working out this week in preparation for competing in a total of seven events at the state Class AA meet Thursday though Saturday at the U of M. The Star News stopped in Tuesday for a group shot and a chat with the state […]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor ElkĀ  River qualified for state in seven events at the Section 8AA meet at home Saturday, including a nice surprise in diving. Making the state trip along with established stars Collin Krueger and Aaron Schwab (both of whom set team records Saturday) and their relay mates will be 5-foot-1, […]

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  Elk River swimming standouts Collin Krueger and Aaron Schwab are in contention for state berth’s after Section 8AA preliminaries Friday, a meet hosted by the Elks at VandenBerge. Krueger, a senior, had the best prelim time in the 200 freestyle (1:47.57) and second-bestĀ  in the 100 freestyle (49.15) Schwab, a junior, had the second-best […]

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  The Elk swimmers scored points in four events at the state Class AA meet Saturday evening, capped by a team-record performance in the 400 freestyle relay, the final event. The Elk River-Zimmerman-Spectrum squad qualified for state in six events, their most ever, and scored in four of them, totaling 33 points for 20th place. […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Two transfer students who boosted the Elk swim team considerably have joined its holdover star Aaron Schwab as a state entrant after the trio had an outstanding sectional last weekend.   Schwab was named Outstanding Swimmer of the Section 8AA meet in Alexandria as he won the 100 backstroke in […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Elk swimming team qualified for state in six events, a program record, while placing second in the Section 8AA meet Friday and Saturday in Alexandria. The Elk River-Zimmerman-Spectrum co-op rolled up 400 points, second behind Brainerd, which had 448.5, in the seven-team meet.   Aaron Schwab, Elk sophomore, was […]

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Collin Krueger led the way as the Elks swimmers finished 3-for-3 in invitationals by taking the Cambridge-Isanti Invitational on Saturday. The Elk River-Zimmerman-Rogers-Spectrum co-op outscored runner-up Cambridge-Isanti 539.5 to 461 in a seven-team meet. Krueger, a junior who transferred from Big Lake last year and sat out a year on JV, won the 200 and […]

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